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Hiring a Virtual Assistant from the Philippines – The Top 3 Advantages

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Are you considering hiring a virtual assistant? Or maybe you are already outsourcing but are interested to hire a virtual assistant from the Philippines? Well you are in luck. In this blog post you will learn the best practices on how to hire a VA and the advantages of hiring a Filipino Virtual Assistant.

Let’s dive into the less talked-about advantages of hiring a Filipino Virtual Assistant on your team working remotely.

1. Filipino Virtual Assistant Can Make Bigger Difference To Your Business Than Expected

This is a benefit you can take advantage of in the early stages of hiring a VA in the Philippines. When hiring a Filipino as your VA, think long-term. Look at their potential and what they could help you with beyond what you are expecting from them. Find out if they are truly dedicated, committed and passionate about their job, your industry and business.

Like any employee, when you hire an online assistant from the Philippines, they are more than happy to always be improving and learning more skills. This means that over time, they can take more off your plate, giving you time to focus on generating more profit for your company.

When they take on more responsibility, it would be wise to increase their monthly salary to reward them for their contribution to the business. The great thing about hiring a filippino virtual assistant is that the salary increase that would come along the promotion would not cause your bank to break! It would still give you an excellent return of investment or ROI in the long run.

2. English is their Second Language

If you are looking for a well-rounded Virtual Assistant to do tasks efficiently, you can never go wrong with an English-comprehending talent such as those in the Philippines. Compared to some other countries, virtual assistants from the Philippines have excellent English skills!

This means that you can get them to help with tasks such as cold calling for lead generation, customer service, human resources… basically anything you would give to a local employee they would be more than happy to do!

3. Filipino Virtual Assistants Can Provide You Long-Term Support To Increase Profitability

If you hire a full-time long-term Filipino Virtual Assistant you will get a permanent solution for building your business and consistently work on its growth. Instead of opting for a freelancer, it’s more practical to hire a Filipino Virtual Assistant who can do daily tasks, be involved in the business planning and memorizes all the systems and processes of the business. This will save you time from teaching one contractor to another when you hire a freelancer.

The best part about hiring a long term virtual assistant from the Philippines is that they will dramatically increase the profitability of your business. You know that feeling you get when you are doing a task and you think to yourself ‘Why am I stuck doing this?! I should be focusing on sales and marketing’? Well, your Filippino virtual assistant can take care of all of those tasks for you!

Sure, hiring somebody you haven’t met feels risky, but Filipinos are known for being committed and loyal. In a way you have to do due diligence and carefully choose the right Virtual Assistant to hire. Once you are successful, you are set up to a beneficial relationship that will add value to your business and even personal life.


  • Diary management
  • Database management
  • Preparing reports, presentations and correspondence
  • Liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
  • General administration duties


  • Accountants
  • Bookkeepers
  • Accounts payable assistants
  • Accounts admin assistants


  • Telephone and email support (yes our VA’s have good enough English skills to talk to clients on the phone)
  • Live chat set up and management
  • Technical support
  • CRM management


  • Social media marketing
  • Email marketing
  • SEO
  • Facebook, Instagram, Google and Youtube paid ads
  • Video marketing


  • Content creation
  • Copywriting
  • Video editing
  • Graphic design
  • Web design


  • Employee or client contracts
  • Preparing and sending HR reports and presentation
  • Incident reporting
  • Updating staff databases
  • Writing job descriptions
  • Interviewing potential hirees
  • Planning and executing recruitment ads

WEB DEVELOPMENT (on a one-off project basis)

  • Web software and development
  • Building new sites
  • Custom coding
  • Updating web page content
  • Updating resources
  • Function testing
  • IT help desk support


  • Telemarketing
  • Appointment setting
  • CRM Management
  • Data cleansing
  • Sales agent diary management

If you would like to have a chat about hiring a virtual assistant from the Philippines to help save you time and increase the profitability of your business, please reach out to us via email at hello@outsourcemonkey.com.au or book a time in our online calendar at outsourcemonkey.com.au/contact